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Subject: Re: what are the origins of these names?
Author: Profe Esteban   (guest, 200.47.87.252)
Date: September 24, 2004 at 4:53:58 PM
Reply to: what are the origins of these names? by melanie
Martínez and Santos are spanish last names. Martínez is a "patronimic" last name, it's composed by the name Martino and the sufix "-ez" and means: son of Martino (just like Fernández means "son of Fernando").
Santos means "saints" and is very common in latin America, specially in Mexico.

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